L.A. County DUI Patrols Net 2,000 Offenders During Holidays

The arrests took place between Dec. 14 and Jan. 1.

A total of 2,168 people were arrested in Los Angeles County on suspicion of driving under the influence over the 19-day holiday period.

The arrests were made during the "Avoid the 100" anti-DUI campaign between Dec. 14 and Jan. 1, according to a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department statement.

The campaign's title refers to the 100 law enforcement agencies that participated in the countywide effort.

The 2012-13 total compares with 2,433 arrests made during last year's 17-day campaign, according to the sheriff's department.

Anti-DUI campaigns will also take place in the county on Super Bowl Sunday in February and during St. Patrick's Day celebrations in March, according to the department.

Keep up with Arcadia Patch by subscribing to our newsletter, liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »